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Best "Gaming" Laptop Under $800

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July 30, 2009 8:51:01 PM

1_What is your budget? $800 USD

2_What is the size of the notebook that you are considering? 16 - 17

3_What screen resolution do you want? Good

4_Do you need a portable or desktop replacement laptop? Desktop replacement (not ridiculously heavy as I will bring it to class)

5_How much battery life do you need? What ever is decent enough for college.

6_Do you want to play games with your laptop? If so then please list the games that you want to with the settings that you want for these games. (Low,Medium or High)? Orange Box (Med. - High), Oblivion (Med. - High), Crysis (Mediumish) Video card like ATI Mobility Radeon HD 4650

7_What other tasks do you want to do with your laptop? (Photo / Video editing, surfing the web, playing music, watching movies, Etc.) Watching movies, iTunes, student stuff

8_How much storage (H.D.D Capacity) do you need? 320 should be enough

9_If you are considering specific sites to buy from, please post the links to them. newegg and bestbuy or direct from the company

10_How long do you want to keep your laptop? As long as possible 4+ years

11_If you would like to mention some other things about purchasing your ideal laptop, post them. Intel Processor Core 2 Duo (or good AMD but I don't know anything about them). 4+ GB RAM. Vista Home Premium 64Bit. Something like this laptop (sold out)

12_Please tell us about the brands that you prefer to buy from them and the brands that you don't like and explain the reasons. As long as the company has good service, support, and products.

13_What country do you live in? USA

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July 31, 2009 6:19:00 PM

How good is this compared to the ones that you suggested? I think newegg just reactivated it TOSHIBA I like the size, full keyboard, and Video Card, RAM, and Hard Drive size, but is the processor good enough?
Thanks for the help.
January 10, 2010 7:59:40 PM

Gateway M-153X Notebook PC - Intel Core 2 Duo T7500 2.2GHz, Bluetooth, 802.11a/b/g Wireless, 3GB DDR2, 250GB HDD, Dual Layer DVDRW, 15.4" WXGA, Webcam, Windows Vista Home Premium, ATI Mobility Radeon HD 2600 graphics (Silver), $799.99
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